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July 11, 2012

Democratization
Egypt’s Tense Political Standoff

Hillary Clinton’s trip highlights the diplomatic challenges ahead with Egypt as President Morsi and the military engage in a struggle for power, says expert Shadi Hamid.

August 4, 2011

China
On Shady Rats On Shady Rats

Flags of member nations flying at United Nations Headquarters. (Courtesy UN/Joao Araujo Pinto) Another week, another report of massive cyber hacking. This time it is a McAfee report, Revealed: Opera…

September 21, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

Watch Afghan President Hamid Karzai discuss the current situation in Afghanistan, including political developments, security, the economy, terrorism, and relations with Pakistan.

September 21, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A Conversation with Hamid Karzai

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. MeetingPlease note special time.Seating is limited.

December 26, 2017

Americas
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Populism Looms Over Latin America's Election Year

In 2018, nearly two out of every three Latin Americans will head to the polls to elect new leaders, and the fight against corruption will be high on their agenda. The surge to throw the bums out coul…

August 6, 2011

China
China Must Worry about an American Version of Shady RAT

One of the most widespread reactions to the revelation of Operation Shady RAT, the five-year long hacking of over 70 organizations in 14 different territories, has been: how did this go on for so lon…

March 16, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
RTSSYZ0_b International Studies Association Panel: Inequality and the Rise of Authoritarianism

As part of CFR’s Academic Outreach Initiative, I recently had the privilege of moderating a panel on inequality and the rise of authoritarianism with Jack A. Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel …

March 2, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Afghna-policewomen_RTXLH90 Insights from a CFR Symposium on Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security Processes

At a December 2016 symposium entitled “Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution,” CFR hosted three panel discussions in Washington, DC, with government officials, civil society exp…

September 30, 2016

China
pyongyang-womencrossdmz Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of September 30, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Samir Kumar, Gabriella Meltzer, David O’Connor, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Women activists urge Ban Ki-moon to formally end Korean War…